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“Congratulations”, “It’s Baby Fever This Year”: Bianca Belair, Bayley and Others Send Best Wishes as Ex-WWE Star Gets Pregnant

Published 06/09/2023, 7:00 AM EDT

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Pro wrestlers have often shared joyous news with their fans. Whether it is their in-ring accomplishments or a significant personal moment, wrestlers shared this news with fans, well aware of the love and adulation they may receive. Of late, several pro-wrestlers have shared news of their conception.

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A former WWE female superstar is the latest to break the good news and her former colleagues couldn’t hold back their delight.

Former WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion expects her first child


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The WWE Universe is now awaiting the addition of not just one, but two new members to its troops. Over the last month, superstars Carmella and Alexa Bliss have announced their pregnancy on social media.

And now Jessica McKay fka Billie Kay announced her pregnancy with a post on Instagram. The 33-year-old was a part of WWE for six years before being released by the promotion in 2021. She and her then tag team partner, Peyton Royce, formed ‘The IIconics’ in the main roster and even managed to win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship before her axing.


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According to her post, McKay is expecting her first child in December this year. She shared a picture of the scan and captioned it: “I’m waiting for your love”


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The post received over 22K likes and drew appreciation from current and former WWE superstars, like Nikki Bella, Taya Valkyrie, and Bayley.

Here are some superstars and their reactions:

Alexa Bliss: “Congrats!!!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️”

Bianca Belair: “Congrats!!!😍”

Bayley: “HOLYYYYY”

Nikki Garcia (Bella): “Aww yay!!!! Congratulations!!!”

Taya Valkyrie: “Ahhhhhh congratulations ❤️”

Indi Hartwell: “🥹🥹🥹🥹🥹🥹🥹 congratulations 🥰”

This comment from a fan also perfectly summed up the vibe: “Congrats! Talk about timing lol, Lexi, Leah, Tay it’s baby fever this year lol.”

Meanwhile, two current WWE superstars are awaiting their motherhood and have made their pregnancy announcements in the recent past.

Pregnancy news galore as several female stars prepare to become a mother for the first time


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Carmella, who had announced a miscarriage from an ectopic pregnancy in 2022, revealed on May 1 about her conception. She is expecting her first child with husband Corey Graves, who works as a commentator in WWE. Though Mella is a mother to Graves’ children from his previous marriage, this is the first child that the couple is expecting together.

While fans were still rejoicing at the news, Alexa Bliss added more joy by announcing her pregnancy. Little Miss Bliss broke the news and said she’s expecting her first in December 2023. It sure looks like the baby season, and one is free to guess who’s next.


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What do you make of the joyous news involving Peyton Royce and the current WWE superstars’ news? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Written by:

Sudipto Maity


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Sudipto is a WWE writer at Essentially Sports. He holds a PG degree in Mass Communication. Being an experienced journalist, Sudipto has interviewed WWE Superstars Alberto Del Rio and Sheamus and hopes to add some more names to that list.
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Amal Joyce